Patent inventors: Arnoldas Jasonas, Chris Mitchell, Sacha Krstulovic, Julian Harris, Joe Lynas

Abstract

A method for generating a health indicator for at least one person of a group of people, the method comprising: receiving, at a processor, captured sound, where the captured sound is sound captured from the group of people; comparing the captured sound to a plurality of sound models to detect at least one non-speech sound event in the captured sound, each of the plurality of sound models associated with a respective health-related sound type; determining metadata associated with the at least one non-speech sound event; assigning the at least one non-speech sound event and the metadata to at least one person of the group of people; and outputting a message identifying the at least one non-speech event and the metadata to a health indicator generator module to generate a health indicator for the at least one person to whom the at least one non-speech sound event is assigned.

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